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  Ten Safety Tips For Solo Expat Women In Singapore

Articles - Singapore

Life in a foreign country can be particularly difficult for solo expat women, with safety being a primary concern. Fortunately for women in Singapore however, this isn’t a huge challenge. In terms of crime and safety, this Asian city-state has one of the best reputations in the world. In fact, the Garden City stands in sharp contrast to most countries in the region, where crime rates are often high and women’s rights have a long way to go.   more ...

  Ten Great Weekend Trips To Take From Singapore

Articles - Singapore

A glittering jewel of a city, Singapore is a port, a business superpower, a wonder of architecture and arguably the best place to live in Asia.

The Lion City is also a country in its own right, famed for excellent healthcare, clean streets and being the safest city in the world. However, it’s also got a reputation for being a little bit dull.   more ...

  Why Are Senior Professional Expats Leaving Hong Kong For Singapore?

Articles - Singapore

Hong Kong was king, but Singapore is usurping its crown.

A hectic, eclectic mix of Chinese and British colonial culture, Hong Kong became an economic powerhouse, a meeting place for Eastern industry and western finance. The skyscrapers that loom over the harbour stand testament to Hong Kong’s hard-won spot at the high table of global finance.   more ...

  Ten Things To Do In Singapore This Winter

Articles - Singapore

Singapore is one of those places that doesn’t quite have a winter. In fact, plenty of people would say that Singapore doesn’t really have seasons at all – lying only one degree north of the equator, it’s warm and rainy all through the year. At this time of year, which is what usually counts as winter in the northern hemisphere, average temperatures in Singapore are just about a degree cooler than in “summer”.   more ...

  Interview With Alka Chandiramani

Articles - Singapore

Alka, tell us a bit about yourself and how you came to be an expat.

I was born and brought up in Hong Kong, moving to Singapore was initially a daunting thought in 2003. Moving with young children from your hometown to the unknown is always challenging. My husband was given an opportunity to work in Singapore and we decided to move in 2003.   more ...


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